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Keep dogs cool

With the weather warming up and the days getting longer it is important to make sure your home and yard are prepared, so your dog can enjoy the summer.. Apart from making sure there is enough water left out and adequate shade, it is also important

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Benalla Ensign
Nov 22 2017
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Men wanted over Benalla theft

Low quality CCTV images have made this investigation challenging - can you help? . Benalla police are appealing for community assistance to help identify two males following a significant theft from a Bridge Street, Benalla retailer last year. . If

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Benalla Ensign
Feb 14 2017
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Adoption animals

Adoption dogs. Greyhound, White & black, male, 5 years ‘Bert’. Staffy, White & Tan. Male, 4 years ‘Ceasar’. Staghound X Border collie, Black & Tan, Male, 2 years ‘Scruffy’. Bull Arab X, White &

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Benalla Ensign
Nov 22 2017
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Silage burns

More than 20 firefighting units were needed to fight a blaze at Rankins Rd, Strathmerton on November 13.. The fire was called in at 3.55pm and involved silage rolls, which were in a bunker with tyres on top.. The fire was reported to be travelling

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Shepparton News
Nov 22 2017
Viticulture

Exceptional November rains in the Mallee and at isolated...

During last Thursday and Friday, 16th-17th November, heavy exceptional rains for this month were recorded in the Mallee and also at isolated places in the West Central Victoria and at places in the SW part of NSW. Mildura recorded 54.2 mms to

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Peter Nelson
Nov 22 2017
Water

Seasonal determination update 2017/18

The Resource Manager for Northern Victoria recently updated the 2017/18 seasonal determinations.. The Goulburn system and the Loddon system both increased from 93 per cent to 94 per cent high-reliability water shares (HRWS).. A seasonal

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Shepparton News
Nov 22 2017
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Tariffs to be abolished

Australia’s agricultural sector will receive a boost following the signing of a free-trade agreement with Peru, with 99 per cent of tariffs to be abolished.. The deal signals big wins for a number of sectors including the dairy, grains and red

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Shepparton News
Nov 22 2017
Water

Works completed

The Connection project’s $100million in winter works have been completed, with the works expected to deliver 429Gl in water savings each year.. The works, which began in June, included the upgrading of more than 33km of irrigation channel to

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Shepparton News
Nov 22 2017
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Keeping it in the family

Last year the Palmer family, who lives on a Cohuna dairy farm, barely made it to the Melbourne Cup carnival’s Emirates Stakes Day at Flemington courtesy of a car breaking down.. It would prove worth the panic when Cecelia Palmer and her four

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Shepparton News
Nov 22 2017
Cropping

Organics push

A new era of regional prosperity lies ahead as young farmers embrace new chemical-free production techniques, according to one of the world’s leaders in organic farming research.. After proving the value of organic production and nutrition of

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Shepparton News
Nov 22 2017
Livestock

Change at the top for sheep

A new era of leadership in advocacy and governance has started, with Sheep Producers Australia officially becoming the peak industry body for the nation’s sheep and lamb industry last week.. The new body replaced the former Sheepmeat Council

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Shepparton News
Nov 22 2017
Cropping

Smarter grain harvesting

The most advanced grain harvesting technology from front to back is featured in the combines and headers John Deere is introducing for 2018.. This includes four new S700 combine models (S760, S770, S780 and S790) that offer producers significant

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Shepparton News
Nov 22 2017
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Hay fire causes differ

The cause of hay fires this season will depend on the region, according to two CFA representatives.. Cosgrove and Pine Lodge CFA captain Ross Harmer said this season was no different to any other, with weather conditions not playing much of a part

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Rodney Woods
Nov 22 2017
Horticulture

Removals in demand

High demand for the free Urban Fruit Tree Removal Program has led to a further extension of its closing date.. More than 600 applications have been received to have unwanted fruit trees removed from residential yards across the Goulburn and Murray

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Shepparton News
Nov 22 2017
Dairy

MG settles with ASIC

Dairy processor Murray Goulburn has agreed to a settlement with the Australian Securities and Investments Commission over ASIC’s investigation into the co-operative’s involvement in the milk price crisis.. The settlement is subject to

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Rodney Woods
Nov 22 2017
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Bali volcano spews ash and steam

Ash and steam is spewing from Bali's Mount Agung Volcano and an exclusion zone is in place for 7.5 kilometres around the eruption zone.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
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WA govt pushes on with sex abuse laws

It could soon be easier for WA victims of child sex abuse to seek civil action after the state government introduced a bill to remove the limitation period.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
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Toowoomba North a bellwether for Qld Labor

Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk visited the electorate of Toowoomba North on Wednesday, with seat considered a bellwether for a majority government.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
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Vic assisted-dying laws Australian first

Victoria will become the first Australian state to legalise voluntary assisted dying.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
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Stabber blamed fat woman with tattoo

A Sydney woman who claims she fatally stabbed her cousin in self-defence initially told police the culprit was a tall, fat Lebanese woman with a tattoo.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
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Federal citizenship cloud covers Skye

South Australian senator Skye Kakoschke-Moore has resigned after discovering she holds dual British citizenship by descent.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
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Fake war vet claims he was a secret agent

A convicted fake war veteran has been warned to drop an appeal against his prison sentence or risk receiving a longer term.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
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Jobs ads point to further employment boost

Department of Employment figures show job ads on the internet have grown for 12 consecutive months for the first time since March 2011.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
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Fake Melbourne armed guard bailed

A fake security guard spotted at a Bourke Street memorial carrying a gun, has been released on bail after spending a short stint in custody.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
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Xenophon insists voters won't stray

Nick Xenophon says voters won't stray from his state party despite his group's problems at a federal level.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
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Driver names slain cop WA madam's killer

Leigh Beswick, the former driver of murdered Perth brothel madam Shirley Finn, has told her inquest former chief detective Don Hancock was the killer.

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AAP News
Nov 22 2017
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